Spahn & Rose Blog

Hot, hot, hot!

If its not the heat, it is the midwest humidity. Working outdoors in the summer isn’t the most pleasant experience. But if your job requires it, it can go from unpleasant, to unsafe in a hurry.

HOW TO CHOOSE PAINT VS. STAIN FOR CABINETS

Updating the appearance of your kitchen or bathroom cabinets with paint or stain is one of the best, low-cost ways you can transform your living space.

Refreshing your cabinets is a simple way to renovate your kitchen or bathroom without major construction. Painting bathroom vanity cabinets a neutral color can make a small space feel brighter, bigger and more modern. Staining gorgeous wooden kitchen cabinets can draw out the rich grain of the wood and make them look new again. (more…)

How to Repaint Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinets

Few do-it-yourself projects give you the transformative bang for your buck as repainting kitchen or bathroom cabinets. For homeowners looking for more-affordable makeover options, contractors and remodelers can pitch repainting cabinets as well.

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I have a Facebook Page, What Should I Do With It?

Be confident. You don’t have to have a marketing degree to be good with social media. The point of the page is to get your name out there and give people an easy to way to contact you. Taking a simple approach is a good place to start, but it can be a lot of fun! Share ideas, make it person and don’t sell!

Installation Guide For GAF Shingles

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. offers more much than just lumber. With a wide variety of interior and exterior building materials, Spahn & Rose has partnerships with industry-leading brands, such as GAF, one of the country’s most popular shingle brands.

Is the Labor Shortage in the Construction Business Affecting You?

The skilled labor shortage within the industry has been around for many years now. I’d say around 11 years now, dating back to 2006 when things started to take a turn for the worse. The thing is, this issue is just as of recent really becoming a concern amongst various people, firms, and companies within the industry. Why did it take so long for this issue to become serious? Has this problem been affecting you for some time?

Is Upgrading your Kitchen Necessary?

Ahh yes, the kitchen! It is where everyone naturally gravitates to in your home. Whether you are having a party with friends over, or just living another day with the family. It is quite the phenomenon if you actually think about it.

Keep Your Customers Coming Back

In almost any business, the main focus should be about building great customer relationships. It can go really far in the construction industry because getting repeat business provides a great base and a steady income. As a business owner quality of work goes hand in hand with building great customer relationships.